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The Color Purple  
Auditorium Theatre The Color Purple
 
Based upon Alice Walker's acclaimed novel of the same name, THE COLOR PURPLE is the epic tale of 40-years in the life of a family in rural Georgia. At its center is fourteen-year-old Celie. When Celie is forced by her abusive father to marry a cruel farmer, called "Mister," she is separated from all that she loves. Ultimately, Celie conquers the odds to find her voice and her strength, coming into her own. THE COLOR PURPLE celebrates the healing power of love and the importance of a zest for life.

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Guards at the Taj  
Steppenwolf Theatre Guards at the Taj
 
India 1648. The dawn will reveal for the first time the extraordinary beauty of the Taj Mahal, built as a tribute to the ruler who demanded its construction. But for two hapless imperial guards, the morning light brings with it an unspeakable task that will shake their faith in God, the empire and their lifelong friendship. This boldly funny and deeply moving play examines the true meaning of beauty and the cost of transcendence in a world that confuses the value of both.

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Heartbreak Hotel  
Broadway Playhouse Heartbreak Hotel
 
From the creator of the Tony Award-winning smash-hit Million Dollar Quartet, HEARTBREAK HOTEL is a record-breaking musical, selling out at its world premiere at the historic Ogunquit Playhouse. This prequel to Million Dollar Quartet follows the tender story of Elvis Presley in the early years of his bourgeoning career as he and Sam Phillips create the music that will forever change their lives. As Elvis' career skyrockets, both lifting and shattering the lives of those he loves, a secret love story is revealed, a betrayal is discovered, and "Colonel" Tom Parker changes the course of history, all in just 18 short months.

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Waitress  
Cadillac Palace Theatre Waitress
 
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

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The African Company Presents Richard III  
Oak Park Festival Theatre The African Company Presents Richard III
 
In 1821, forty years before Lincoln ended slavery, and fifty years before African Americans earned the right to vote, the first black theatrical group in the country, the African Company of New York, is staging plays in a downtown Manhattan theater for both black and white audiences. Their competition is an uptown Broadway impresario who happens to be producing Richard III at the same time as the African Company. The latter's production is critically acclaimed, and has the theater filled to overflowing six days a week. But the prominent white producer is determined to shut down the African company's show at any cost. This is is a behind-the-scenes story like no other -- funny, uncompromising and uniquely American, it's an actual historical event that continues to resonate today. See it at the Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens.

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Barbecue Apocalypse  
Prop Theatre Barbecue Apocalypse
 
A backyard barbecue designed to impress the neighbors quickly devolves into a battle for humanity's survival in outrageous end-of-days comedy Barbecue Apocalypse. A winner of best new play honors in 2014 from the Dallas Observer and DFW Theater Critics Forum, this fast-paced dark comedy centers around quirky, unstylish couple Mike and Deb, who have invited their hip, foodie neighbors for a barbecue to help overcome their status as the street's social outcasts (with the dumpiest house in the 'hood to match). But unbeknownst to any of these partygoers, the world is quite literally about to fall apart -- and apocalypse has a way of putting things in perspective. Catch this biting social satire at Chicago's Prop Thtr.

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Be More Chill  
Stage 773 Be More Chill
 
Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager until he finds out about "The Squip" -- a tiny supercomputer that promises to bring him everything he desires most: a date with Christine, an invite to the raddest party of the year and a chance to survive life in his suburban New Jersey high school. But is being the most popular guy in school worth the risk? Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill is making its Chicago premiere at Stage 773.

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Beehive  
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Beehive
 
From solo powerhouses like Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin to glamorous girl groups such as The Supremes and The Shirelles, Beehive: The '60s Musical pays tribute to a time on the charts when women artists were all the buzz. This retro revue is packed with timeless tunes like "My Boyfriend's Back," "One Fine Day" and "Respect," as well as authentic costumes and, of course, plenty of wigs, as it recreates that revolutionary era in popular music when songs like "Where the Boys Are," "Downtown" and "Proud Mary" blasted from jukeboxes and car radios. Relive the heyday of pop queens like Tina Turner, Brenda Lee, Carole King and more when Beehive brings its high-energy stage show to the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.

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Bible Bingo  
Royal George Theatre Bible Bingo
 
From Vicki Quade, the creator of the popular comedy Late Nite Catechism, comes the new interactive comedy Bible Bingo. The Archdiocese's new bingo department needs to raise money for the parish. That's where you come in: Get ready to play bingo for a variety of wacky prizes. Along the way, you'll be drawn into conversation about everything from Adam and Eve to modern sins. Just be careful: You might laugh so hard you forget to yell "bingo."

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Bring it! Live  
Chicago Theatre Bring it! Live
 
Catch your favorite dance stars from the Lifetime dance reality show Bring It! as they pack their bags and set off on a brand-new nationwide tour. In 2017, the troupe blew away live audiences. Their 2018 tour ups the wow factor with fiery, never-before-seen performances. Mississippi-based dance coach Miss D and her fierce Dancing Dolls are set to own the stage at The Chicago Theatre, where you'll get to see them perform. Filled with unbelievable moves, original routines and Miss D's signature dose of magic, Bring It! Live is sure to be one unforgettable night of entertainment.

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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story  
Stage 773 Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story
 
Before the Beatles or the Rolling Stones ever played a note, rock & roll was forever changed by the bespectacled kid from Texas. BUDDY tells the true story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career and features the classic songs "That'll be the Day," "Peggy Sue," The Big Bopper's "Chantilly Lace," Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba," plus many more.

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Bus Stop  
Athenaeum Theatre Bus Stop
 
In a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls into a cheerful roadside diner. All roads are blocked so the weary travelers have to hole up until morning. Chanteuse Cherie has been pursued and finally kidnapped by a 21-year-old cowboy with a ranch of his own and the finesse of a headstrong bull. Meanwhile, the proprietor and bus driver develop a friendship, a middle-age scholar comes to terms with himself, and a young cafe worker gets her first taste of romance.

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof  
Drury Lane- Oakbrook Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
 
In the heat of the South under the gaze of patriarch Big Daddy, the expectations of marriage and family spoil. A birthday party brings a family's skeletons to the surface as each one fights over the bones. Well known for the 1958 film adaptation starring Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, and Burl Ives which received six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Writing.

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Daughters of Ire  
Open Door Theater Daughters of Ire
 
Savanna Rae has crafted a script that's biting, fierce, hilarious, sexy, and unsentimental-not to mention full of contradictions and incisive feminist political and cultural analysis. At first glance one might ask: what is the relationship between women of ancient Irish myth and contemporary social justice? With Daughters of Ire, Rae illustrates the powerful link between how we construct women of the past (fictional and actual) and how we imagine possibilities for self-identifying women in the future.

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Fugue 3  
Pendulum Theater Space Fugue 3
 
Fugue 3 delivers a world premiere production, created nightly. It's instant theater unfolding in harmony. You'll see actors thematically blend three individual one-act plays, in the style of a musical fugue. Each show is different than the last and weaves comedy and drama in equal measure. This unique production is a signature Theatre Momentum performance that's taking the stage at Chicago's Pendulum Space.

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Gaslight District  
Second City Gaslight District
 
From aliens to the alienated, savage roasts to distorted boasts, The Second City e.t.c.'s 42 revue invites you along on a frenzied frolic that translates our modern world into the common language of laughter. Clear your mind, open your eyes and hail one wild rideshare to a place where the truth isn't just out there, it's waaaay out there.

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The God Committee  
Oil Lamp Theater The God Committee
 
The God Committee is the third in a trilogy of plays presented by Glenview's Oil Lamp Theater this year that represent stories about women told by women. Medicine, money and morality clash when the Heart Transplant Selection Committee of St. Patrick's Hospital has only minutes to decide which of three patients will receive a heart that has suddenly become available. A cross between Twelve Angry Men and ER, The God Committee takes you into the inner workings of a transplant program and a decision -- for both their candidates and their program -- that is a matter of life and death.

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The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2  
Mary's Attic The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2
 
When THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES debuted in June 2017, it was supposed to be a short summer treat for Handbag audiences, but quickly turned into one of the biggest hits in the company's history. Now, these lovely women from the classic TV sitcom return with new stories of friendship, love and cheesecake - all with the Handbag twist audiences have come to love! The all new episodes include Machiavellian mayhem when Dorothy, Rose and Blanche are all nominated for Women of the Year by the Miami Women's Auxiliary League; Sophia's mysterious part-time job; and a deep dark secret from Rose's past that shocks the girls to their core!

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Haymarket  
The Den Theatre Haymarket
 
Based on historical events, HAYMARKET tells the dramatic story of labor unrest in Chicago, 1886, where striking workers clashed with a brutal police force, resulting in an act of terror, a corrupt trial and the death of five innocent men. Told by a cast of twelve actor-instrumentalists, HAYMARKET is a folk, bluegrass and Americana adventure, led by Lucy Parsons, the African American firebrand and wife of one of the accused anarchists.

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The Infinite Wrench  
Neo-Futurists The Infinite Wrench
 
The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different-some are funny, others profound. Some are elegant, disgusting, topical, irrelevant, terrifying, or put to song. All of the plays are truthful and tackle the here-and-now, inspired by the lived experiences of the performers. With new plays every week, The Infinite Wrench is The Neo-Futurists' ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to the present audience, including those unreached or unmoved by other types of theater.

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The Lady Demands Satisfaction  
City Lit Theater The Lady Demands Satisfaction
 
In The Lady Demands Satisfaction, a young maiden, Trothe, learns that her entire inheritance will be forfeit to anyone that bests her in a duel. Trothe must turn to the finest blade anywhere, (luckily, her Aunt Theodosia) if she is to save her house and lands. In addition to her aunt, she is helped and hindered by two of her favorite servants - whose well-intentioned meddling could create an international incident when a famous German swordmeister arrives on the scene. True to farcical tradition, identities and intentions are mistaken, comedy and sword fighting ensue, and all get the just end they deserve (even if it's not the one the audience expects).

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The Last Five Years  
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center The Last Five Years
 
Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk winner The Last Five Years has been translated into a handful of languages and was named one of TIME magazine's ten best shows of 2001. This is a musical unlike any other you've seen at the Jedilcka Performing Arts Center in Cicero. With only two performers, this modern musical ingeniously moves both forward and backward in time as we watch two people fall in and out of love right before our eyes.

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Late Nite Catechism  
Royal George Theatre Late Nite Catechism
 
Late Nite Catechism is an uproariously funny play, written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, where the irrepressible Sister teaches class to a roomful of "students." Throughout the course of the play the benevolent instructor rewards audience members for correct answers with glow-in-the-dark rosaries and other nifty prizes. Naughty students may well find themselves on stage sitting in a corner reflecting their actions. Now in its 20th year in Chicago, Late Nite Catechism is a sharp satire, but never mean. It’s simply an evening of fun and laughter.

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Left Behind  
Annoyance Theatre Left Behind
 
Inspired by the best-selling series Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, this eschatological episode takes place in a freshly raptured town. The residents must lean on each other and form unlikely friendships (and romances) in order to defeat the divine entities behind the disappearances, and preserve the world for the future. Enjoy this musical interpretation of the Rapture at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre & Bar.

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The Magic Parlour  
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel The Magic Parlour
 
The performance contains some of his favorite pieces of magic, alongside some brand new routines in an hour-long show packed with mind-reading, levitations, escapes, and a ridiculous new adaptation of the classic “Card Stab” during which Watkins climbs inside of a fully inflated 7 foot balloon!

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Martin Luther On Trial  
McAninch Arts Center Martin Luther On Trial
 
Everyone loves a juicy courtroom drama -- the lineup of colorful witnesses, the slick prosecutor, the innocent man desperately fighting for his freedom. But what if the witnesses consisted of everyone from Adolf Hitler to Sigmund Freud to Martin Luther King Jr.? What if that eloquent lawyer was none other than Lucifer? And what if that innocent man was Martin Luther, the man who sparked the Protestant battle against the all-powerful medieval church? That's the basis for Martin Luther On Trial, a provocative, witty drama that examines Luther's controversial life in a trial for the fate of his soul. The New Yorker called this Fellowship for Performing Arts production "brave and brilliant," and now it comes to McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

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Murder For Two  
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire Murder For Two
 
Officer Marcus Moscowicz is a small town policeman with dreams of making it to detective. One fateful night, shots ring out at the surprise birthday party of Great American Novelist Arthur Whitney and the writer is killed...fatally. With the nearest detective an hour away, Marcus jumps at the chance to prove his sleuthing skills-with the help of his silent partner, Lou. But whodunit? Did Dahlia Whitney, Arthur's scene-stealing wife, give him a big finish? Is Barrette Lewis, the prima ballerina, the prime suspect? Did Dr. Griff, the overly-friendly psychiatrist, make a frenemy? Everyone is a suspect in Murder for Two, a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: One actor investigates the crime. The other plays all of the suspects. And they both play the piano! A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, this fast and funny whodunit is a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs.

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Neverwhere  
Lifeline Theatre Neverwhere
 
Richard Mayhew commits an act of kindness on the streets of London and finds himself trapped in a shadow world beneath the city. Lady Door returns home one day to find her family slain and her life upended. Drawn together by fate - and forces more powerful than they can guess - these two must brave countless trials, uncover the truth behind a dark conspiracy, and face the indomitable Great Beast before they can set things right again. Journey to London Below with a rogues' gallery of liars, outcasts, and assassins, on a treacherous quest to awaken the hero within.

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No Home for Bees  
Flat Iron Arts Building No Home for Bees
 
Sixteen-year-old Suz is trying to get reacquainted with her father after he is released from a five-year prison stint. However, when she discovers why he was incarcerated, she is forced to ask herself what constitutes an unforgivable act. In an exploration of sex and deviance, No Home for Bees investigates the repercussions of the desires we struggle to control. See Emily Dendinger's powerful drama at Chicago's Collaboraction Pentagon Theater.

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The Odd Couple  
Oil Lamp Theater The Odd Couple
 
Unger and Madison are at it again. Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic -- the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit, and the Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same. Enjoy this show at Glenview's Oil Lamp Theater.

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Passin' Where the River Bends  
Madison Street Theatre Passin' Where the River Bends
 
A quest for racial identity, this historical drama follows a young college student's search for the African-American experience in a suburban village. Along her journey, she discovers a reclusive, old woman whose family scattered due to fears. Yet despite the obstacles, the family resolved to keep their legacy intact for future generations. Experience Passin' Where the River Bends at Madison Street Theatre in Oak Park.

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Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure  
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure
 
Just like Peter Pan himself, the story of his many adventures never grows old -- and it's not hard to see why. Chock-full of fun and imagination, with pirates, a gang of runaways, magic pixie dust and the ultimate wish fulfillment of soaring through the sky, J.M. Barrie's classic tale continues to enchant and be reinvented for new generations. Now, Chicago Shakespeare Theater stages a fresh musical adaptation from the team behind Broadway's Mary Poppins. With a 75-minute running time, Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure is the perfect introduction to live theater for young audiences, and will continue to inspire adventures all summer long. Stick around after the show to meet the cast and snap some selfies, then make a day of it at Navy Pier!

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Romeo and Juliet  
Cornservatory Romeo and Juliet
 
Odd's Bodkins presents Romeo & Juliet Elizabethan style at The Cornservatory, with modern-anachronistic costuming and a shorter rehearsal process. The end result is a production that is lively, fun, and more spontaneous than traditional productions, with live music and exciting combat scenes. It's also less of a time commitment -- this abridged edit of the bard's most famous play is expected to run about 90 minutes. The play follows the story of two young lovers from warring families. The pointless family feud drives them to desperate measures and ultimately, to death in a timeless story of passion and violence. Odd's Bodkins is a burgeoning independent and original Shakespeare company that raises up the voices of those normally outside the mainstream of theater culture by featuring people of color and LGBTQ performers, and brings a love of Shakespeare to the next generation through workshops and free school performances.

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The Roommate  
Steppenwolf Theatre The Roommate
 
Sharon is Midwestern nice. But to Robyn, her new roommate from the Bronx, that just means nosy and very, very talkative. A comical mismatch leads to a surprising and touching friendship in this new comedy about how early-life choices lead to mid-life challenges and the unexpected rewards of bridging the divide.

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Scenes for a Green World  
The Greenhouse Theater Center Scenes for a Green World
 
This world premiere drama examines the friendship of two remarkable women -- one an ex-prisoner of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp, and the other a Holocaust survivor. A supportive and transformative relationship between these best friends is tested when family and health issues change their routine. Scenes for a Green World explores the potential for redemption when reconnecting to one's early years can be both a curse and a blessing. What can be nurtured to blossom out of the dark ground of the past to sustain the future for oneself and others? Enjoy this touching, heartwarming tale of friendship and love at Chicago's Greenhouse Theatre Center.

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Shark Tank: The Musical  
Annoyance Theatre Shark Tank: The Musical
 
Ever watch the TV show Shark Tank and think, "That show would make a great musical!"? Well, your friends at The Annoyance did. A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your favorite sharks Mark, Daymond, Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert, along with all kinds of characters and their crazy pitches as they try to land a deal. Come to Chicago's The Annoyance Theatre & Bar with some good ideas, because you just might find that you're pitching, too!

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Shrew'd!  
First Folio Theatre Shrew'd!
 
Set in a 1930's Chicago jazz club, SHREW'D! follows the lives of two sisters - the tempestuous songwriter, Kate, who simply doesn't have time for a man, and her sister, Bianca, an up-and-coming dance sensation. While trying to make their mark in their father's nightclub, the sisters meet Petruchio and Lucentio, two mugs who fall for them like the proverbial ton of bricks. A blend of Shakespeare's dialogue and original music and lyrics with a Chicago twist provides an unparalleled fusion of the original story and modern adaptation to set this story in the 21st century.

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Something In The Game  
Josephine Louis Theater - Northwestern Something In The Game
 
Legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne is regarded as one of America's greatest football coaches of all time, having brought the University to great prominence during his accomplished career, with over 100 victories and five undefeated seasons. But as he chased fame and glory for his "Fighting Irish" boys, he left his own family waiting on the sidelines. Multiple award-winners David H. Bell, Michael Mahler and Buddy Farmer team up to create a rousing and celebratory new musical about family sacrifice and one man's journey to discover what's most important in the "game of life." A special developmental production, Something In The Game: An All American Musical is produced in partnership with Coaches LLC, Jack Girardi, Greg Schaffert, and the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University and will feature a cast of 24 professional Chicago and Northwestern student actors, spectacular sets and costumes, and irresistible show-stopping musical numbers.

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Steamworks: The Musical  
Annoyance Theatre Steamworks: The Musical
 
The popular Annoyance Theatre comedy Steamworks: The Musical is coming back -- with fun new songs and some outrageous new characters! This singing and dancing extravaganza tells the hilarious story of a wide-eyed young man who moves to the Windy City seeking love ... and instead stumbles into a legendary bathhouse, where his mind is blown by the colorful cast of characters who hang out there. Will he meet the man of his dreams? Or will all his hunky hopes disappear in a puff of bathhouse steam? Find out in in this fun-filled revival of Steamworks: The Musical at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar.

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Support Group for Men  
Goodman Theatre Support Group for Men
 
Every Thursday in Wrigleyville is "Guys' Night" for a crew of longtime pals who gather to vent about middle-aged maladies ... and there's a "No Ladies" policy strictly enforced. Support Group for Men shows what happens one night when an unexpected visitor crashes the party. The gang's notions of what it means to be a man in today's America are suddenly upended and their status quo will never be the same. Don't miss this of-the-moment comedy by Ellen Fairey -- whose work the Chicago Tribune has hailed as "a must-see for anyone who follows important new plays" -- when it comes to Goodman Theatre at The Albert in Chicago.

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Tilikum  
Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph Tilikum
 
Tilikum was a king, and the oceans of the world were his. Now, he is a captive in a marine amusement park, doomed to live as an opportunity for profit. Alone behind bars he forgets the feel of freedom, but when fellow prisoners ignite the fires of his memory, he starts down a path that threatens to consume everything. Ripped from the headlines, Kristiana Rae Colón's Tilikum explores captivity, savagery and rebellion in a vital and visceral blend of theatre, drumming and dance. Poetic and lyrical, Tilikum calls out the power structures - both corporate and human - that ensure continued oppression, and the complicity of those willing to stand by and do nothing.

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Tinderella  
The Den Theatre Tinderella
 
Cinderella meets Tinder in this modern musical about finding the one ... and then the one after that. Your princess, Meg, longs for true love, but she can barely get a "like." Her fairy-god-roommate reveals the magic of Tinder and suddenly Prince Charming is only a swipe away. But Meg still has to get to the ball, catch BART before midnight and reconcile her fairy-tale dreams with grown-up reality ... all without losing her slippers. Don't miss this hysterical, racy and rocking adult musical at Chicago's Den Theatre.

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Tommy Gun's Garage  
Tommy Gun's Garage Tommy Gun's Garage
 
The restaurant-cabaret presents a Roaring 20s-themed musical comedy revue in a speakeasy seting, with dining and drinking integrated into the show.

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20,000 Leagues Under the Seas  
Lookingglass Theatre 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas
 
When a terrifying sea monster is spotted off the coast, renowned scientist Professor Aronnax and fellow explorers set out to investigate. They soon find themselves kidnapped and held under the command, and spell, of the mysterious Captain Nemo. As they circle the globe aboard the most advanced submarine the world has never seen, they confront giant squids, bizarre sea creatures, and the monsters that lurk below...and within.

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The View Upstairs  
Pride Arts Center - The Broadway The View Upstairs
 
When Wes, a young fashion designer from 2017, buys an abandoned building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, he finds himself transported to the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant seventies gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-exploration that spans two generations of queer history. THE VIEW UPSTAIRS asks what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide all of us through an uncertain future.

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Wasteland  
Annoyance Theatre Wasteland
 
Wasteland follows two post-apocalyptic marauders as they stumble into the workshop of inventor Sam Neville in the middle of the wasteland of near-future Chicago. Along with Sam's masochistic Crash Test Dummy and a mysterious woman warrior named Fiercia, this motley crew fends off attacks by the cannibalistic Morlocks and their leader Dennis. Featuring puppets created by Sam Locke, this Annoyance Theatre & Bar performance is a show like no other.

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Wild Women of Planet Wongo  
Chopin Theatre Wild Women of Planet Wongo
 
In "Wild Women of Planet Wongo", the audience encounters a world of Amazonian warrior women and their alluring Queen who first meet men when two bumbling astronauts crash onto their purple and green planet. While the guys think they've discovered paradise, hilarity ensues as the Wongo women plan surprises for their captive guests. This zany musical comedy is performed in three acts with no seats or stage. Audience members are encouraged to come dressed up in purple and green and to engage with the actors as they move around the space. During the two intermissions, audience members can further become part of the show by participating in the Wongo Game Shows where they can win prizes, while others can simply observe the fun, dance or replenish their green Wongotini cocktails.

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You Can't Take It With You  
Oak Park Festival Theatre You Can't Take It With You
 
Welcome to the Sycamore household, a merry melange of free-thinkers, eccentrics, odd-balls, and lovable others. Come in. Sit down. Don't mind the snakes, the fireworks, the less than Bolshoi ballet performances, the typewriter, the general absence of any orthodoxy. And meet Alice, the sweet natured and sanest of this family who has fallen in love with the son of her oh-so-conventional boss. Stay for the hilarity when the prospective in-laws arrive for to dinner to give their blessing to the marriage - on the wrong night - and encounter Alice's peculiar extended family in all their glory. Can these two polar opposite families find common ground? It is madcap 1930's comedy at its very best - but with eternal and urgently timeless message of accepting and embracing life - your own and everyone else's.

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